National leaders and political luminaries will join together in November to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Americans United for Life — the nation’s premier pro-life legal team and the country’s first national pro-life organization — incorporated in 1971 before the infamous Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision. The high profile event is already marked by […]
In a unanimous decision last Friday, the Alabama Supreme Court expanded legal protections for the unborn child when it ruled that Alabama’s wrongful death statute applied to the unborn child at any stage of development. This means that an offender can be tried civilly for the death of an unborn child regardless of viability. April […]
“The finding that 81 percent of women experienced a higher risk of mental health issues following an abortion should be enough for all sides of the life debate to agree that informed consent laws are needed in every state,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (09-08-11) – Americans United for Life President and CEO […]
Americans United for Life (AUL), a national public interest law and policy organization defending human life through vigorous legislative, judicial, and educational efforts, seeks highly-qualified and motivated law students to serve as legal externs during the Fall and Spring semesters each year. The externships are unpaid and may be undertaken for credit (as approved by […]
The August 15, 2011 edition of The Christian Science Monitor features a profile of AUL President & CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest. An excerpt from the story: With an easy laugh and ample charm, Charmaine Yoest doesn’t at all appear to be Public Enemy No. 1 for the pro-abortion rights community. But the foundation of her […]
Honorary Co-Chairs Texas Governor Rick Perry, U. S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, and U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions lead a stellar list of Honorary Hosts for an historic event. WASHINGTON, D.C. (08-15-11) – National leaders and political luminaries will join together in November to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Americans United for Life — the […]
Monday’s Christian Science Monitor features a profile of AUL’s Charmaine Yoest as the cover story: With an easy laugh and ample charm, Charmaine Yoest doesn’t at all appear to be Public Enemy No. 1 for the pro-abortion rights community. But the foundation of her rising influence – the accessibility of her approach – becomes clear […]
It is not a tiny minority that stands in opposition to the Obama Administration mandate that nearly all insurance plans cover the “full range of FDA approved contraception.” In fact, more Americans oppose the Obama Administration’s mandate than support it. As a Rasmussen poll reveals, 46% oppose forcing “contraceptive” coverage, while only 39% approve. This […]
Americans United for Life supporters offered special vacation package deal Dr. Charmaine Yoest will join a Who’s Who of policy and media luminaries later this year for a cruise sponsored by National Review, bringing together notables from across the political spectrum so that they can mingle, speak and vacation with all those looking for a […]
Anna Franzonello recorded an interview with CBS News earlier this week that appeared on local news broadcasts across the country. The above video is the news story that includes Franzonello. Additionally, Politico and the American Spectator reported on this subject.
In its attempt to “debunk” the claim that an abortion drug is included in the “preventive services” mandate from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Media Matters ignores a glaring fact: ella – a drug that is chemically similar to the FDA-approved abortion drug RU-486 – is included in the mandate. Unlike Plan […]
Recent claims – published by ABC News and Slate, among others—have asserted that “telemed abortions” are safe. In addition to the inherent dangers of medical abortions (and specifically RU-486), there are a number of glaring flaws with these claims. Take, for example, ABC News’ use of a “study” by Ibis Reproductive Health (Ibis) that “shows […]
On Monday, Gallup published the results of a recent poll demonstrating that “[l]arge majorities of Americans favor the broad intent of several types of abortion restriction laws that are now common in many states, but have mixed or negative reactions to others.” On one level, the results affirmed what AUL has been saying for years: […]
In her article, “House Committee Votes to Reinstate Global Gag Rule (Again) and Other Misogynistic Amendments,” Ms. Jodi Jacobson suggests that “today’s GOP and Tea Parties” will ignore “evidence” in order to “pass a law undermining women’s access to healthcare.” However, Ms. Jacobson’s article—full of rhetoric and lacking “evidence”—grossly mischaracterizes the Mexico City Policy’s purpose […]
Anna Franzonello of AUL appeared on the Patt Morrison Show on Southern California Public Radio on July 20, 2011.
Kellie Fiedorek of AUL appeared on Fox 5 (WTTG) in Washington, DC on July 20, 2011.